Related Websites

American School Counselor Association

American Counseling Association

West Virginia School Counselor Assocation 

West Virginia's Expanded School Mental Health Initiative - This website provides helpful tools and resources for educators and behavioral health professionals to assist in creating or expanding school based mental health programs in West Virginia Schools. Additionally, information about relevant professional development is provided.

West Virginia School Based Health Assembly - A statewide membership orgainzation promoting comprehensive school based health. This site also contains tools developed by Marshall University's Technical Assistance team to assist schoos in planning and implementing school based mental health programs.

School Counseling Websites from Other States

Florida Department of Education
http://www.fldoe.org/workforce/programs/cd_lesson.asp
This site is collecting lesson plans that will assist counselors, career specialists, and teachers in implementing counseling and guidance components of personal/social development, academic achievement, career development, and community involvement.

Indiana Gold Star School Counseling
http://asai.indstate.edu/goldstar/resources/lessons.htm#academic
Hosted by Indiana State University this site provides schools with tools and professional development to support their school counseling program. Lesson plans are available for grades 6-12 in three areas: academic development, career development and personal/social development. There are many PowerPoint presentations which can be reproduced for educational purposes with proper citation.

Masters in Counseling.org - This website features BEST SCHOOL COUNSELING WEBSITES accross the nation that provides credible resources for school counselors. Our WVDE website is one of their featured websites.

Missouri Elearning Center. School Counselors in Missouri voulunteering many man hours to develop one of the most comprehensive School Counseling Guides in the nation. This site contains resources on the four delivery sustems: Individual Student Planning, Guidance Curriculum (including Group lessons), Responsive Services and Systems Support. Missouri has given WV permission to adapt and use state wide. Adapted lessons can be found on the WV School Counseling website. Additional resources can be found on http://missouricareereducation.org/curr/cmd/guidanceplacementG/elearningevaluation Model 

Oklahoma Resource Brochure - Educational websites and resources - http://okcimc.com/welcome-to-the-web.pdf

Based upon the evaluation plan used in Missouri, the NLC has developed the following outcome evaluation model for states to use to improve their school counseling programs. www.umass.edu/schoolcounseling/NLC/page2/assets/EvaluationPaper_final.doc